Newsweek's Green Rankings names Hershey No. 6 in the country
HERSHEY, Pa., June 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) was recognized for its continuing commitment to environmental stewardship in Newsweek’s 2015 Green Rankings. Out of the top 500 U.S. companies named, Hershey placed No. 6, moving up 40 spots from last year’s ranking.
Initial Mapping Effort is First Step to Validating Responsible Palm Oil Sources
HERSHEY, Pa., April 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced the results of its first phase in tracing its global palm oil supply chain. Working in partnership with The Forest Trust (TFT), Hershey has traced its supply chain to more than 94 percent of all the mills that supply its palm and palm kernel oil globally.
Hershey’s Commitment to ‘Bringing Goodness to the World’ Results in Making Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s Prestigious Ranking
HERSHEY, Pa., April 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ — The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) announced today that it has been recognized as one of Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens. The company was ranked No. 45. This is the first time the company has been in the top 50 and underscores the company’s commitment to using its business expertise for good around the world.
Responsible sourcing milestone for some of Hershey's largest chocolate brands marks major progress in drive to 100% certified cocoa
HERSHEY, Pa., April 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) announced today that it will source enough certified and sustainable cocoa in 2016 to surpass the amount of cocoa required for the global production of four of its most popular chocolate brands:
Kit Kat (United States only)
In addition, Hershey has also pledged that it will source enough certified and sustainable cocoa to add the global Reese’s brand and others to these first four brands in 2017.
Points of Light, an organization dedicated to volunteer service, and its partner Bloomberg have announced their annual Civic 50 list of good corporate citizens. The Civic 50 chooses the 50 most community-minded companies in the U.S. as evaluated in an annual survey. Winners were chosen based on four criteria of community engagement: investment of resources, integration of program with business strategy, institutionalization of support, and measured impact. All U.S. companies with revenues of $1 billion or more were eligible for this year’s list.
Hershey invests more than $1 million and food expertise to help severely malnourished Ghanaian children using peanut-based food
Accra, Ghana, December 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY), in partnership with Project Peanut Butter, today announced that the project’s newest manufacturing facility – located in Kumasi, Ghana -- is now beginning full operation.
HERSHEY, Pa., Dec. 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ — The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) was recognized today as one of America’s most community-minded companies in The Civic 50, an annual recognition for companies that are committed to making a difference in the communities where they do business. Hershey was recognized as No. 3 in the Consumer Discretionary Sector, No. 2 overall for social impact, No. 4 overall for institutionalization and No. 6 overall in the business impact category. Hershey scored in the top 25 percent of companies in all five ranking categories.
Los programas de reciclaje y de conversión de desperdicios a energía logran un impacto positivo
Guadalajara, Mexico, de nov. 13 de 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Hershey Company hoy anunció que su Planta de El Salto fue reconocida con el distintivo “Cero Basura al Relleno Sanitario” (Zero-Waste-to-Landfill, ZWL) como resultado de los continuos esfuerzos de la compañía para mejorar la sostenibilidad a través del reciclaje y manejo de desperdicios. Esta es la primera planta de la compañía en México y fuera de los EE. UU. que alcanza el estado de ZWL y la séptima en la red de fabricación mundial de Hershey.